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Sri Lanka bombings: Suspected ringleader arrested in Middle East

One of the main suspects behind the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka has been extradited to the country. More than 250 people were killed in a string of attacks at churches and hotels acr...

Sri Lanka bombings: Suspected ringleader arrested in Middle East

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Sri Lanka bans groups suspected to be behind attacks; ringleader's relatives wounded Sri Lanka's president on Saturday outlawed two Islamist groups suspected to be behind the suicide bombings on churches and hotels while the wife and c...
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Sri Lanka hunts 140 suspected IS militants for Easter bombings Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena on Friday promised an exhaustive search for nearly 150 people suspected in the Easter Day suicide attacks th...
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Father, two brothers of suspected Sri Lanka bombings mastermind killed in gun battle The father and two brothers of the suspected mastermind of Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday bombings were killed when security forces stormed their safe hous...
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Sri Lanka raids headquarters of hardline Islamist group suspected in church bombings Sri Lankan police raided the headquarters of a hardline Islamist group founded by the suspected ringleader behind the Easter suicide bombings of churc...
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All Suspects In Sri Lanka Bombings Arrested Or Dead: Police Chief All suspected plotters and those directly linked to Sri Lanka's Easter Sunday bombings have either been arrested or are dead, the country's acting pol...
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Sri Lanka IT Employee Arrested For Link To Easter Sunday Bombings Sri Lankan police on Friday said they had arrested an employee of information technology services company Virtusa Corp in Colombo in connection with E...
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All directly involved in Sri Lanka Easter bombings dead or arrested: cops COLOMBO, Sri Lanka — Sri Lankan police say two bomb experts were among the suicide attackers who struck churches and hotels on Easter and all those di...
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Taiwan's CPC says naphtha tanker hit by suspected attack in Middle East An oil tanker carrying fuel from the Middle East for Taiwan's state oil refiner CPC Corp was suspected to have been attacked earlier on Thursday, the ...
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Sri Lanka orders DNA test to confirm Easter attack ringleader is dead A Sri Lankan court on Friday authorized a DNA test to confirm that the presumed ringleader of coordinated Islamist attacks that killed over 250 people...
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5 suspects in Easter bombings extradited to Sri Lanka COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lankan police say five key suspects in Easter Sunday bomb attacks on churches and hotels have been extradited from a Mid...
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Sri Lanka expels 600 foreigners after Easter bombings Around 200 Islamic clerics were among the 600 foreigners expelled from Sri Lanka after deadly bombings on Easter Sunday. Extensive security measures h...
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Sri Lanka's Negombo tense following Easter bombings Muslims and Catholics have lived side by side for centuries in Sri Lanka's eastern town of Negombo. But relations between the two communities have tak...
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Links to Easter bombings put eastern Sri Lanka on edge Suicide bombings at a militants' safe house have shaken the simple homes of this east Sri Lankan town as well as the rest of this idyllic coast, as th...
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Tourist Arrivals In Colombo To Drop By 50% After Bombings: Sri Lanka Tourist arrivals in Colombo will fall by 50 percent over the next two months following the Easter Sunday bombings that killed more than 250 people, Sr...
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Sri Lanka churches hold first Sunday mass since bombings Soldiers stood guard as the Catholic Church in Sri Lanka held its first regular Sunday mass since the suicide bombings on Easter Sunday which killed m...
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Bombings Deflate Sri Lanka Tourism, and a Village That Depends on It A luxury resort that bills itself as a retreat from the world is far from the coastal cities targeted in the Easter Sunday attacks. But it, too, is fe...
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NIA Team Reaches Sri Lanka Over Easter Bombings Probe A two-member team of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) is in Sri Lanka to hold discussions with authorities about a probe in the Easter Sunday b...
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Sri Lanka investigates Easter bombings: Live updates Authorities continue to investigate the Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka. Dozens of people have been arrested and ISIS has claimed responsibiilty. ...
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China, US warn their citizens about traveling to Sri Lanka after bombings China on Tuesday issued an advisory cautioning its citizens not to travel to Sri Lanka in the near term after a series of explosions there on Easter S...
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Sri Lanka Extends Emergency A Month After Suicide Bombings Sri Lanka's president extended on Wednesday by a further month the state of emergency imposed immediately after the Easter Sunday bombings that killed...
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Sri Lanka extends state of emergency after Easter bombings Sri Lanka has been under a state of emergency since a string of bombings at three hotels and three churches killed more than 250 people in mid-April. ...
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Easter bombings in Sri Lanka will delay 'everybody's plans' for investment, hotelier says "We were just about ready to start again, on another hotel ... and now look at what's happened," said Ho Kwon Ping, executive chairman of Banyan ...
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PM Modi First Foreign Leader To Visit Sri Lanka After Easter Bombings Prime Minister Narendra Modi will briefly visit Sri Lanka on Sunday during which he will hold discussions with President Maithripala Sirisena, accordi...
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Sri Lanka lifts social media ban nine days after terrorist bombings Sri Lanka's president ordered an end to the country's temporary ban on social media. The ban was instituted after devastating suicide bombin...
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Sri Lanka To Air Sunday Mass On TV Fearing Repeat Of Suicide Bombings Sri Lanka's Catholic Church will televise a private Sunday mass after cancelling regular services over fears of a repeat of Easter's suicide bombings,...
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Sri Lanka April tourist arrivals slide after Easter bombings Tourist arrivals in Sri Lanka tumbled 7.5 percent in April from a year ago, as travelers shunned the island nation after the deadly Easter Sunday bomb...
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Sri Lanka Lifts Social Media Ban Implemented After Easter Bombings COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Sri Lanka on Tuesday lifted a social media ban that was imposed after the Islamic State-claimed Easter bombings, a sig...
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Terror Group Behind Sri Lanka Bombings Has Rs 7 Billion In Assets: Police The ISIS-linked Sri Lankan extremist group National Thowheed Jamaath (NTJ), blamed for the Easter Sunday bombings, has been found possessing more than...
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Sri Lanka arrests top officials over failure to stop Easter bombings Sri Lanka's top police inspector and a former defense secretary have been arrested for failing to avert blasts that killed more than 250 people in Apr...
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Sri Lanka Extends Emergency For Fourth Month After Easter Bombings Sri Lanka on Monday extended a law granting security forces emergency powers for a fourth month following the Easter Day bomb attacks on hotels and ch...
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In Tearful Ceremony, Sri Lanka Catholics Mark One Month Since Bombings Hundreds of Catholics prayed outside the bombed St Anthony's Church in Colombo on Tuesday, marking one month since the Easter Sunday suicide attacks t...
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Wife, daughter of Sri Lanka bombings mastermind will survive blast: hospital The wife and daughter of the suspected mastermind of suicide bombings that killed 253 in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday escaped with minor injuries from a...
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Kremlin calls for restraint in Middle East after U.S. troop move The Kremlin called for restraint from all sides in the Middle East on Tuesday and said it did not want to see destabilizing moves in the region after ...
05:36, 06/18/2019

White House considers deploying 120,00 troops to Middle East The White House is considering a military plan that would include sending 120,000 troops to the Middle East in response to what the Trump Administrati...
00:36, 05/14/2019

Taiwan's CPC says tanker carrying naphtha attacked in Middle East An oil tanker chartered by Taiwan's state oil refiner CPC Corp to carry fuel from the Middle East was attacked earlier on Thursday, a senior company o...
02:36, 06/13/2019

U.S. Middle East envoy Greenblatt to resign after plan released Jason Greenblatt, President Donald Trump's special envoy for the Middle East, plans to resign once the long-delayed U.S. peace plan for Israel and the...
10:36, 09/05/2019

A Novice Player Gets a Painful Lesson in Middle East Peacemaking Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe had a rough debut as Middle East peacemaker, ending the first trip by a Japanese leader to Iran in 41 years with th...
06:00, 06/14/2019

Sudden US threat against Iran adds to Middle East volatility Frustration in Washington at its failing foreign policies could be a factor in growing pressureJohn Bolton’s sudden, unexplained threat to use “unrele...
16:36, 05/06/2019

Trump pledges to help allies in Middle East after Saudi attacks U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday the United States would help its allies despite U.S. energy independence, after Washington blamed Iran for ...
08:00, 09/16/2019

Wikipedia Goes Dark Across Europe, Middle East After DDOS Attack Wikipedia went offline Friday afternoon and into Saturday morning after a cyber attack forced an international shutdown. The outage affected millions...
17:24, 09/07/2019

US Blames Iran For "Blatant Assault" On Oil Tankers In Middle East The perilous contest between the United States and Iran for influence in the Middle East escalated dramatically on Thursday as two tankers were target...
02:00, 06/14/2019

Iran's Rouhani says U.S. actions threaten Middle East stability U.S. actions pose a serious threat to stability in the Middle East, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told the leaders of a China-led security bloc inc...
01:24, 06/14/2019

Two Oil Tankers Attacked in the Middle East, Stoking Fears of Conflict Two oil tankers on Thursday morning were reportedly attacked near the Strait of Hormuz, a crucial oil transport route that sits between the Persian Gu...
18:00, 06/13/2019

Oil prices ease, but Middle East tanker attacks support Oil declined on Friday after sharp gains in the previous session when prices were boosted after attacks on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman stoked ...
18:24, 06/13/2019

The Pentagon is deploying a bomber task force to the Middle East The Pentagon is deploying a bomber task force to the Middle East. Officials say Iran’s movement of ballistic missiles aboard ships prompted the mobili...
23:00, 05/07/2019

In message to Iran, U.S. deploys new military assets in Middle East The Trump administration is sending an aircraft carrier and a bomber task force to the Middle East. The move follows actions by the administration des...
11:24, 05/06/2019

The Trump Administration has conflicting goals in the Middle East, expert says Two tankers were attacked in the Gulf of Oman just south of Iran on Wednesday. The Trump Administration has announced they hold Iran responsible for t...
10:24, 06/15/2019

The US is deploying a carrier and bombers to the Middle East in a warning to Iran The United States is deploying a carrier strike group and a bomber task force to the Middle East to send a message to Iran that any attack on U.S. int...
01:12, 05/06/2019

Lebanon's Hezbollah vows to confront U.S. Middle East plan Lebanon's Iran-backed Hezbollah pledged on Friday to confront the U.S. Middle East plan that President Donald Trump has touted as "the deal of the cen...
15:36, 05/31/2019

U.S. says to send more troops to the Middle East, cites Iran threats Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan announced on Monday the deployment of about 1,000 more troops to the Middle East for what he said were ...
19:48, 06/17/2019

Exclusive: U.S. preparing to send more troops to Middle East - sources The United States is preparing to send additional troops to the Middle East in response to mounting concerns over Iran, which Washington blames for at...
19:48, 06/17/2019

Opinion: The YouTube Music Middle East Launch was very, very confusing. It’s 6:15PM on a suitably uncomfortable Monday evening. Septembers are always the most fun times to go out in Dubai, because the weather always...
07:12, 09/11/2019

Qatar says U.S. needs Palestinians on board for Middle East peace plan Qatar said on Sunday that there was a disconnect between the Palestinians and the United States over a U.S. blueprint aimed at ending the conflict bet...
11:00, 06/09/2019

Trump Approves Modest Increase of About 1,500 Troops in the Middle East President Trump decided to deploy about 1,500 additional American troops to the Middle East to provide protection for American service members already...
09:12, 05/24/2019

Trump Considering Sending More Troops to Middle East to Protect U.S. Forces There The acting defense secretary, who briefed White House officials on the military options, gave no indication of how many troops were under consideratio...
19:24, 05/23/2019

Eugene Bird, diplomat who roved the Middle East, dies at 94 He spent two decade in the Foreign Service seeking to foster peace in a region that seemed forever to resist it, and later promoted a two-state soluti...
01:36, 06/12/2019

Middle East attack jolts oil-import dependent Asia The blasts detonated far from the bustling megacities of Asia, but the attack this week on two tankers in the strategic Strait of Hormuz hits at the h...
03:24, 06/14/2019

Coptic pope: Displacing Christians is bad for Middle East, Europe The displacement of Christians risks safety in the Middle East and Europe, Pope Tawadros II has told DW. The head of the Coptic Orthodox Church was in...
09:36, 05/14/2019

B-52 bombers to be part of U.S. forces sent to Middle East over Iran concerns The U.S. military said on Tuesday that B-52 bombers will be part of additional forces being sent to the Middle East to counter what the Trump administ...
17:24, 05/07/2019

Pentagon plan could send up to 10,000 troops to the Middle East: U.S. officials U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East to beef up defences...
19:48, 05/22/2019

U.S. pushes Middle East economic plan, Palestinians reject it Palestinians poured scorn on a $50 billion economic formula launched by the Trump administration for Israeli-Palestinian peace as the United States so...
06:00, 06/26/2019

Oil prices gain on US inventory drop, Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Wednesday, extending gains after an industry group reported a much bigger than expected drop in U.S. inventories, while the U.S. Na...
21:24, 07/23/2019

Europe stocks gain; oil jumps on Middle East tensions European stocks struggled higher on Monday, shrugging off dialed-down expectations for a big U.S. rate cut this month, while escalating tensions in th...
03:48, 07/22/2019

Not Iran Oil, PM, President Trump Focus On Big Picture In Middle-East Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump today focussed on the larger picture of the Gulf region and discussed the possibilities of ...
22:36, 06/27/2019

U.S. Shale Producers Benefit as Oil Disruptions Plague Middle East Oil supply disruptions in hot spots around the world are putting pressure on the cost of buying and shipping crude. But the turmoil is benefiting U.S....
08:48, 07/22/2019

IMF warns of slowing growth and rising unrest across the Middle East Slowing global growth and elevated tensions in trade and geopolitics are posing economic challenges for countries in the Middle East, according to the...
00:12, 04/29/2019

Middle East: The Gulf's banks improve their Asia focus Asia’s importance in global trade, helped by China’s ideas, innovation and growth and allied to the Middle East’s drive to improve living standards an...
07:48, 04/28/2019

Oil climbs as Middle East tensions offset demand worries Oil prices rose about 1 percent on Friday after steep losses in the previous session, supported by rising tensions between the United States and Iran,...
13:48, 07/19/2019

Saudi TAQA drilling unit to buy Schlumberger's Middle East rigs Saudi Arabia’s Industrialization and Energy Services Company (TAQA) said on Sunday its drilling subsidiary, Arabian Drilling Company, has agreed to bu...
07:36, 04/28/2019

Stocks end the week lower amid rising tensions in the Middle East AP Photo/Richard Drew US stocks finished the week lower amid rising tensions in the Middle East as Iran reportedly seized two British tankers. That t...
18:00, 07/19/2019

U.S. to deploy 1,000 additional troops to Middle East as tension with Iran escalates Fears of a confrontation between Iran and the United States have mounted since last Thursday when two oil tankers were attacked, more than a year afte...
20:00, 06/17/2019

U.S. to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran Officials said members of Congress were notified following a White House meeting Thursday to discuss Pentagon proposals to bolster the U.S. force pres...
11:48, 05/24/2019

Trump approves Pentagon plan to send more U.S. troops to Middle East President Trump has approved the Pentagon’s plan to send about 1,600 troops to the Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran, U.S. officials told Fox...
11:24, 05/24/2019

The U.S. Sending 1,500 More Troops to Middle East Amid Iran Tensions, Official Says (WASHINGTON) — The U.S. will bolster its military presence in the Middle East with an additional 1,500 troops, President Donald Trump said Frida...
09:48, 05/24/2019

Trump doubts he needs to send more U.S. troops to Middle East to counter Iran U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he doubted that the United States needs to send more U.S. troops to the Middle East to counter Iran as he...
17:24, 05/23/2019

Saboteurs attack Saudi oil vessels amid Middle East tensions The government of Saudi Arabia said Monday two of its oil tankers were sabotaged off the coast of the United Arab Emirates in a move it says could ser...
06:12, 05/13/2019

US Troops In Middle East Boost "Threat To International Peace": Iran Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Saturday a US decision to deploy 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East is a "threat to interna...
11:48, 05/25/2019

Pentagon to present plans to send 10,000 troops to Middle East, officials say Plans aim to beef up defenses against potential Iranian threats as tensions between countries continue to riseThe Pentagon is considering a US militar...
12:24, 05/23/2019

First assessment blames Iran for Middle East ship explosions, official says An American military team assessing blasts that damaged four commercial ships off the coast of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Sunday has blamed Iran o...
18:48, 05/13/2019

U.S. Senator Graham: attacks on ships in Middle East coordinated by Iran Republican U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham said on Tuesday that top administration officials told senators in a briefing the recent attacks on shipping an...
15:00, 05/21/2019

Market hadn't factored in Middle East oil risk until now, says energy expert Abhishek Deshpande, J.P. Morgan head of oil research and strategy, Tamar Essner, Nasdaq Corporate Solutions energy and utilities director, join "Squaw...
18:48, 09/17/2019

US to deploy 1,000 more troops to Middle East after alleged Iran tanker attacks The United States will deploy an additional 1,000 troops to the Middle East in response to the attack on two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman that the ...
17:00, 06/17/2019

US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran President Trump announced Friday that about 1,500 additional US troops will be deployed to the Middle East — mostly in a protective role — amid escala...
17:48, 05/24/2019

Trump's Middle East envoy faces resistance at U.N. Security Council A plan for peace between Israel and the Palestinians cannot rely on global consensus, inconclusive international law and "unclear" United Nations reso...
15:24, 07/23/2019

Japan's MUFG looks online to boost Africa, Middle East networks MUFG Bank Ltd plans to roll out an online platform to help clients find business partners in countries outside of Asia where it does not have a strong...
01:12, 09/13/2019

Mahmoud Abbas blows his chance at achieving peace in the Middle East JERUSALEM — The contrast is striking. President Trump, after threatening to obliterate North Korea, develops a “friendship” with Kim Jong Un, exchange...
00:00, 07/03/2019

Jared Kushner Visits Middle East To Press US Peace Plan US President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner is visiting the Middle East, the White House said Tuesday, signaling a fresh push on a long promi...
21:00, 05/28/2019

Pentagon says U.S. carrier, bombers sent to Middle East on 'credible threat' by Iran U.S. acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said on Monday he had approved sending a carrier strike group and bombers to the Middle East because of...
19:36, 05/06/2019

Exclusive: Eyeing Iran, U.S. sending more Patriot missiles to Middle East Acting U.S. Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has approved a new deployment of Patriot missiles to the Middle East, a U.S. official told Reuters on F...
13:12, 05/10/2019

US deploys amphibious assault ship and Patriot battery to Middle East The US is beefing up its forces in the Middle East to counter what it called military threats from Tehran. US officials are claiming that Iran is movi...
01:36, 05/11/2019

Oil trims gains but Middle East risks keep stocks on back foot Oil futures shed some of their massive gains on Tuesday as the United States flagged the possible release of crude reserves, but the threat of militar...
18:12, 09/16/2019

Pininfarina Battista Launched In The Middle East; Prices To Start Around $ 2 Million Pininfarina has announced the introduction of its fully-electric hypercar, Pininfarina Battista, in the Middle-East market. Expected to be priced arou...
01:36, 04/30/2019

U.S. deploying carrier, bombers to Middle East to deter Iran: Bolton The Trump administration is deploying a carrier strike group and bombers to the Middle East in response to troubling "indications and warnings" from I...
00:24, 05/06/2019

US Sends Naval Strike Group To Middle East In "Message" To Iran The United States is sending an aircraft carrier strike group and a bomber task force to the Middle East in a "clear and unmistakable" message to Iran...
19:00, 05/05/2019

U.S. deploys more troops to Middle East, blames Iran for tanker attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran a...
22:36, 05/24/2019

Oil trims gains, but Middle East risks keep stocks on back foot Oil shed some of its massive gains on Tuesday as the United States flagged the possible release of crude reserves, but the threat of military action o...
00:00, 09/17/2019

Oil prices rise after tanker attacks stoke Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Monday after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Washington will take all actions necessary to guarantee safe navigation in th...
21:48, 06/16/2019

US Deploys More Troops To Middle East, Blames Iran For Tanker Attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran a...
19:00, 05/24/2019

Bernie Sanders refuses to apologize for not supporting wars in Middle East Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said Friday he’d never apologize for refusing to support wars in the Middle East, saying that he was ...
17:48, 05/24/2019

'Let's just not say it': Jared Kushner says 'two-state' label hinders Middle East talks Trump son-in-law says upcoming Middle East peace plan will be ‘very acceptable’ to PalestiniansJared Kushner has revealed aspects of the US peace plan...
05:12, 05/03/2019

Trump, Saudi Arabia warn Iran against Middle East conflict U.S. President Donald Trump issued a new threat to Tehran on Sunday, tweeting that a conflict would be the "official end" of Iran, as Saudi Arabia war...
17:00, 05/19/2019

NYT's book on 'Trump's assault on immigration,' Kushner in the Middle East, D-Day dogs Surprise! Not. The New York Times' White House crew are going after President Trump’s immigration policy. In a Facebook brag, they announced the submi...
19:24, 07/15/2019

How Amir Khan plans to lure Manny Pacquiao to the Middle East After easily disposing of Billy Dib, Amir Khan reveals that Pacquiao has received an offer 'too good to turn down.' Declan Taylor reports from Saudi A...
07:12, 07/15/2019

Kushner: Agreement on economic pathway vital for Middle East peace Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner said on Tuesday that prosperity for the Palestinians was not possible without a fair political solution - but...
10:48, 06/25/2019

Automation Anywhere sees growing demand for digital workforce in Middle East The uptake of Robotic Process Automation (RPA) or bots by businesses in the Middle East has been slow but they are on the path to make large-scale dep...
09:00, 07/16/2019

China’s Vivo is eyeing smartphone users in Africa and the Middle East Africa’s mobile phone industry has in recent times been dominated by Transsion, a Shenzhen-based company that is little known outside the Africa...
16:12, 07/30/2019

China’s Vivo is eyeing smartphone users in Africa and Middle East Africa’s mobile phone industry has in recent times been dominated by Transsion, a Shenzhen-based company that is little known outside the Africa...
02:12, 07/30/2019

Trump Middle East Peace Plan Calls for $50 Billion in Investment The Trump administration’s Middle East peace plan would marshal $50 billion in investments over 10 years for the Palestinian territories and some neig...
11:36, 06/23/2019

Energy Secretary Rick Perry to travel to Middle East next week Secretary of Energy Rick Perry will travel to Israel and Egypt next week to hold meetings about regional energy and cybersecurity issues, according to...
16:36, 07/16/2019

Euromoney Middle East Awards for Excellence 2019 winners revealed Arab Bank named Middle East’s best bank in Euromoney Awards for Excellence 2019; EFG Hermes scoops regional investment banking award; Accad recognised...
17:36, 06/26/2019

Trump to Open Middle East Peace Drive With Economic Conference The White House announced on Sunday that it would hold an “economic workshop” in Bahrain on June 25 and 26, the first stage of President Trump’s peace...
13:00, 05/19/2019

Trump's friend tried to profit from Middle East nuclear deal, lawmakers say Congressional report finds Tom Barrack tried to buy Westinghouse as he sought a related government postA billionaire friend of Donald Trump pursued a ...
23:48, 07/29/2019

US Launches Economic Formula For Middle East Peace, Palestinians Unhappy The Trump administration launched a $50 billion economic formula for Israeli-Palestinian peace on Tuesday, saying an investment programme for the Pale...
01:36, 06/26/2019

Jared Kushner Tries to Sell His Middle East Plan to a Skeptical Audience (MANAMA, Bahrain) — President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, appealed Tuesday for the Palestinians to consid...
22:12, 06/25/2019

The US’s Middle East ‘peace summit’ is nonsense. Palestinians are right to boycott it | Ian Black The Trump administration is notoriously biased towards Israel, and its $50bn offer to Palestinians pointedly avoids land rightsIn the toxic history of...
06:00, 06/25/2019

Oil prices climb amid fall in US stockpiles, Middle East worries Oil prices rose over 1% on Wednesday to hit their highest in nearly a month as widely-watched data showed U.S. crude stockpiles fell more than expecte...
22:12, 06/25/2019

U.S. launches economic formula for Middle East peace, Palestinians unhappy The Trump administration launched a $50 billion economic formula for Israeli-Palestinian peace on Tuesday, saying an investment-driven pathway forward...
10:48, 06/25/2019

On Muslim Brotherhood, Trump Weighs Siding With Autocrats and Roiling Middle East Backed by American and Mideast hard-liners, President Trump is considering a terrorist designation for the Islamist movement that other allies conside...
04:48, 05/06/2019

US deploys carrier to Middle East – warns Iran 'we're prepared to use UNRELENTING force' THE US is deploying one of its top carrier strike groups to the Middle East in response to “troubling” warnings from Iran, White House officials have ...
12:12, 05/06/2019

Iran escalation, new Middle East plan boost State Department deputy for NSC job The escalation of U.S.-Iran tensions over the weekend attack on key Saudi oil facilities, and the pending unveiling of the administration’s Middle Eas...
12:00, 09/18/2019

Turkey's AK Party: U.S. move against Muslim Brotherhood would damage democracy in Middle East The spokesman for Turkey's ruling AK Party said on Tuesday that if the United States designated the Muslim Brotherhood a foreign terrorist organizatio...
15:12, 04/30/2019

US Sends Assault Ship, Missiles To Middle East Amid Iran "Threat" The Pentagon announced Friday that it is deploying an amphibious assault ship and a Patriot missile battery to the Middle East to bolster an aircraft ...
21:24, 05/10/2019

Oil rises on Middle East Gulf tensions; Libya field resumes output Oil prices rose on Monday on concerns that Iran's seizure of a British tanker last week may lead to supply disruptions in the Middle East Gulf, althou...
01:12, 07/22/2019

U.S. sending 1,000 troops to Middle East amid tensions with Iran over tanker attack The Pentagon on Monday announced it is sending 1,000 additional troops to the Middle East after attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week, ...
23:12, 06/17/2019

Trump administration to release part of its Middle East peace plan in June The United States and Bahrain announced an economic conference to draw investment to Palestinian territories but offered no details about potential st...
15:36, 05/19/2019

Carrier strike force heading to the Middle East to counter Iran threats The USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force are being deployed to the Middle East in response to threats to U.S. troops by Ir...
04:36, 05/06/2019

Oil prices rise amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Friday as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half their output in the face of a tropical storm and as tensions ...
20:24, 07/11/2019

U.S. Troop Buildup in the Middle East Is a Threat to Peace, Iran’s Foreign Minister Says Iran’s foreign minister said an order by the U.S. president to send 1,500 additional troops to the Middle East was “extremely dangerous&rd...
15:00, 05/25/2019

U.S. troop move to Middle East dangerous for international peace: Iran's Zarif Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday that the U.S. decision to deploy more troops to the Middle East in response to the perc...
03:48, 05/25/2019

Oil near six-week highs amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Middle East tensions Oil prices rose on Friday, hovering near six-week highs, as U.S. oil producers in the Gulf of Mexico cut more than half their output in the face of a ...
20:48, 07/11/2019

Trump Middle East Envoy Jason Greenblatt: Peace plan is weeks away With predictions swirling as to what’s in the Trump administration’s so-called “Deal of the Century,” for potential peace between the Israelis and Pal...
14:12, 05/11/2019

Amid skepticism, US to launch first part of Middle East peace plan in Bahrain The first stage of U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan will be launched on Tuesday at a conference the White House touts as a bi...
23:36, 06/24/2019

Oil prices ease on surprise rise in US stockpiles, but Middle East tensions support Oil eased on Wednesday after closely watched data showed a surprise rise in U.S. crude stockpiles, but prices were supported by mounting tensions in t...
20:48, 05/14/2019

Mike Pompeo Is Holding Middle East Talks on Building a Coalition Against Iran DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo held talks Monday with leaders in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirat...
21:24, 06/24/2019

Patriot system, transport ship sent to Middle East among rising tensions with Iran The Defense Department is moving the USS Arlington amphibious transport dock ship and a Patriot surface-to-air missile battery to the Middle East for...
12:24, 05/11/2019

UPDATE 5-U.S. deploys more troops to Middle East, blames Iran for tanker attacks The United States on Friday announced the deployment of 1,500 troops to the Middle East, describing it as an effort to bolster defenses against Iran a...
16:48, 05/24/2019

Oil gains as Middle East Gulf tensions flare, Libya oil field shut Oil prices rose on Monday on concerns that Iran's seizure of a British tanker last week may lead to supply disruptions in the Middle East and aft...
21:36, 07/21/2019

Pentagon will send 1,500 troops to the Middle East to counter potential Iran threat The Pentagon will send additional American troops, drones and fighter jets to the Middle East amid increasing tensions between the United States and I...
14:00, 05/24/2019

US to hold Bahrain economic conference to launch Middle East peace plan Official does not confirm Israeli and Palestinian attendancePalestinians believe peace plan will be in favour of IsraelThe US will hold an internation...
15:00, 05/19/2019

U.S. military wants to send thousands more troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions The proposal comes as the military seeks to address what officials have described as a spike in threats against U.S. forces, detected by U.S. intellig...
17:12, 05/23/2019

New Zealand lawmakers urged to drop restrictions on Africa, Middle East refugees Human rights advocates urged New Zealand lawmakers on Wednesday to drop restrictions on the intake of Middle Eastern and African refugees, saying the ...
21:00, 08/20/2019

Two more B-52s, Marine expeditionary unit head to Middle East as tensions rise with Iran The Pentagon dispatched two more B-52s and a Marine expeditionary unit to the Middle East, on top of forces already there, in response to "credible th...
09:12, 05/10/2019

Pentagon Will Present Plan to Send Thousands More Troops to Middle East, Officials Say WASHINGTON — U.S. officials say the Pentagon will present plans to the White House to send up to 10,000 more American troops to the Middle East ...
19:36, 05/22/2019

Pentagon mulling U.S. military request to send 5,000 troops to Middle East: officials The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tension...
18:36, 05/22/2019

U.S. troop move to Middle East 'dangerous for international peace': Iran's Zarif A U.S. move to send troops to the Middle East after accusing Tehran of being behind attacks on tankers in the region is "extremely dangerous ... (for)...
03:48, 05/25/2019

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards say Trump's Middle East peace plan will fail Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guards said on Wednesday that the Washington's long-awaited Israeli-Palestinian peace plan was doomed to failure and sai...
09:36, 05/29/2019

Motorsport Network expands in Middle East and North Africa with joint venture Motorsport Network, the integrated digital platform that is the global destination for automotive and motorsport fans, is delighted to announce furthe...
15:24, 06/27/2019

Jared Kushner says his Middle East peace plan will be a 'good starting point' White House senior advisor Jared Kushner said Thursday the Middle East peace proposal he is working on would be a "good starting point" to address the...
18:24, 05/02/2019

Quds rallies in Iran condemn Trump's Middle East peace plan Iranian protesters have burned effigies of Donald Trump and trampled Israeli flags as part of annual rallies marking Quds Day. The marches come as the...
11:48, 05/31/2019

Honor eyes 4.5m smartphone sales in Middle East and African markets this year Huawei’s sub-brand Honor seeks to double its smartphone sales to more than 4.5m units in the Middle East and Africa region this year compared t...
03:24, 07/23/2019

Urgent need for ‘restraint and genuine dialogue’ in Middle East to avoid major confrontation Briefing the Security Council on the situation in the Middle East, the Chef de Cabinet of the Secretary-General, Maria Luiza Viotti, said on Tuesday t...
15:24, 08/20/2019

‘Provocative actions and inflammatory rhetoric’ destabilizing Middle East, warns top UN official Against a backdrop of rising tensions in Israel and Palestine, the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East, painted a bleak picture once again in t...
05:51, 04/28/2019

Russia and Iran expected to conduct disruptive cyber-attacks in Middle East Security solutions provider FireEye has said that Russia and Iran are looking to conduct disruptive cyber-attacks on OT [operational technology] targe...
04:00, 05/08/2019

Pentagon mulling military request to send 5,000 troops to Middle East: officials The U.S. Department of Defense is considering a U.S. military request to send about 5,000 additional troops to the Middle East amid increasing tension...
03:00, 05/23/2019

Oil prices extend gains amid Middle East tensions, rate cut hopes Oil prices advanced on Friday amid tensions in the Middle East after Iran shot down a U.S. military drone and on hopes for a drop in U.S. interest rat...
19:48, 06/20/2019

Pompeo confronts dual crises as he begins trip to Middle East, Asia The secretary of state will meet with Saudi and UAE officials to discuss the Iran crisis, talk about trade with India, and focus on North Korea in Jap...
17:24, 06/23/2019

Oil gains amid Middle East tensions, US-China trade deal hopes Oil prices extended gains on Wednesday after rising in the previous session on rekindled hopes for a U.S.-China trade deal and on the potential for co...
00:00, 06/19/2019

Controversy Around Netflix's Jinn Highlights a Cultural Divide in Jordan and the Middle East In the opening scene of Netflix’s first Arabic-language series, Jinn, a young woman named Mira (Salma Malhas) kisses her boyfriend, shares her plans o...
13:12, 07/10/2019

Hariri says Israeli drones in Beirut attempt to stir Middle East tensions Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri said two Israeli drones which crashed in a suburb of Beirut dominated by the Iranian-backed Hezbollah were designe...
05:36, 08/25/2019

Kushner's Middle East peace plan drifts further astray as envoy resigns The ‘ultimate deal’ for resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is due to come out after the Israeli elections on 17 SeptemberJason Greenblatt, the...
05:24, 09/06/2019

Oil prices jump as U.S. crude stocks fall, Middle East worries add support Oil prices rose more than 1% on Wednesday to their highest in nearly a month as industry data showed U.S. crude stockpiles fell more than expected, un...
23:36, 06/25/2019

Suspected mastermind in Ortiz shooting arrested Authorities in the Dominican Republic say they have arrested the mastermind behind the shooting of baseball great David Ortiz earlier this month in an...
17:00, 06/28/2019

K-Pop singer Samuel’s dad’s suspected killer arrested The man suspected of killing K-Pop star Samuel’s father Jose Arredondo was busted in Mexico on Monday night, authorities said. The suspect was o...
15:48, 07/30/2019

Christchurch man arrested over suspected explosive device A 33-year-old man in the New Zealand city of Christchurch has been arrested after a package containing a suspected explosive device and ammunition was...
11:12, 04/30/2019

2 suspected of dismembering California man arrested in China A couple suspected of killing a man and dismembering his body in California has been arrested in China and returned to the United States to face prose...
16:48, 05/25/2019

Delta pilot suspected of drinking arrested CNN – An airline pilot in Minnesota was arrested after reportedly showing up to work drunk. Officials say Gabriel Schroeder was taken off a full...
11:24, 07/31/2019

12 Suspected Rohingya Arrested In Mizoram: Report A total of 12 suspected Rohingyas from Bangladesh were arrested in Mizoram for entering the state without valid travel documents, a police officer sai...
01:24, 05/06/2019

German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas in Middle East bid to ease US-Iran tensions The top German diplomat will travel to Iran seeking ways to salvage the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. Heiko Maas's four-day Middle East trip comes amid heig...
07:24, 06/08/2019

Trump is provoking a nuclear arms race in the Middle East. What could go wrong? | Simon Tisdall The president is riding roughshod over international treaties to make a killing – no matter who gets killedHow grimly galling, as Donald Trump ostenta...
12:24, 06/06/2019

Oil prices march to biggest weekly gain in months amid Middle East tensions Oil prices were on track for a more-than-7% jump this week, their biggest in months, as early trading on Friday saw gains extended on fresh tensions i...
20:36, 09/19/2019

Trump sending Navy strike group to Middle East to send 'message' to Iran The United States is deploying the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group and a bomber task force to the Middle East region in response to “troublin...
22:36, 05/05/2019

Trump, Swiss president discussed Middle East, Venezuela crises: White House U.S. President Donald Trump discussed crises in the Middle East and Venezuela during a meeting on Thursday with Switzerland President Ueli Maurer, a W...
11:48, 05/16/2019

Trump dances with danger in Middle East by deploying aircraft carrier and a peace plan In the Persian Gulf, a US aircraft carrier, the USS Abraham Lincoln, lurks off the Iranian coast, sending out a message of aggression. Meanwhile, in t...
23:48, 05/25/2019

US futures fall amid worries over Middle East tensions and weak China data U.S. stock futures were lower on the final trading day of the week, with investors monitoring attacks on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman and reacting ...
02:36, 06/14/2019

Oil inches up amid Middle East tensions; frail demand outlook caps gains Oil prices edged higher on Tuesday amid lingering concerns about possible supply disruptions in the Middle East, but an overall weaker demand outlook ...
22:36, 07/22/2019

Qatar will support any Middle East peace plan approved by Palestinians: foreign minister Qatar will accept any Middle East peace plan that is acceptable to the Palestinians, Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani said on...
10:12, 06/09/2019

Trump envoys Kushner, Greenblatt in Middle East to seek support for peace plan Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner is leading a U.S. delegation on stops in the Middle East this week seeking support for a late June workshop a...
07:48, 05/28/2019

Kushner travels to Middle East to drum up support for Israeli-Palestinian peace plan White House senior adviser Jared Kushner has gone abroad to the Middle East in an effort to drum up support from regional leaders for his yet-to-be-un...
09:12, 05/28/2019

Oil advances amid concerns in the Middle East, but weak demand outlook caps gains Oil prices edged higher on Thursday amid lingering Middle East tensions and after U.S. crude stocks dropped more than expected, but gains were stemmed...
02:36, 07/25/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Oil trims gains, but Middle East risks keep stocks on back foot Oil shed some of its massive gains on Tuesday as the United States flagged the possible release of crude reserves, but the threat of military action o...
00:24, 09/17/2019

US briefing: Ending Aids, Jared's Middle East plan and opioid boss guilty Friday’s top story: landmark study finds antiretroviral drugs prevent HIV transmission. Plus, how our news habits are harming our mental health – and ...
05:12, 05/03/2019

CORRECTED-UPDATE 5-Trump, Saudi Arabia warn Iran against Middle East conflict U.S. President Donald Trump issued a new threat to Tehran on Sunday, tweeting that a conflict would be the "official end" of Iran, as Saudi Arabia war...
19:00, 05/19/2019

Russia to Washington: Drop Middle East troop plan and stop provoking Iran Russia told the United States on Tuesday to drop what it called provocative plans to deploy more troops to the Middle East and to cease actions that l...
05:36, 06/18/2019

The official in charge of Trump's Middle East peace plan is leaving the White House Jason Greenblatt, the official in charge of President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan, is departing the White House, Trump announced Thursd...
12:12, 09/05/2019

Persistent threat of war erodes prospects for Middle East peace, Security Council told Developments in the Middle East cannot be divorced from Israel’s military occupation of Palestinian territory and settlement-building, or Hamas’ hold ...
08:48, 07/27/2019

Pentagon to increase military deployments in Middle East amid rising tensions with Iran Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said additional deployments might be required to protect U.S. interests in the Middle East, amid 'credi...
13:36, 05/24/2019

Gen. Jack Keane: Iran is trying to destabilize the Middle East, has 'political and military alliance' with Russia Retired four star Gen. Jack Keane has defended the United States' deployment of B-52 bombers in a deference mission in the Middle East amid President ...
14:36, 05/13/2019

Jason Greenblatt, a Designer of Trump’s Middle East Peace Plan, Is Leaving the Administration The administration’s plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has not been released, raising new questions about what President Trump has call...
13:12, 09/05/2019

Jared Kushner unveils Middle East peace plan to inject $50B into Arab nations The Trump administration is dangling a $50 billion carrot as the opening gambit for its long-awaited Mideast peace plan. The White House rolled out a ...
17:00, 06/22/2019

Kushner unveils economic part of 'deal of the century' Middle East peace plan US scheme bids to create 1m new jobs for PalestiniansWorkshop in Bahrain held amid widespread scepticismThe White House has unveiled a $50bn Palestini...
17:36, 06/22/2019

UN chief reaffirms commitment to untying ‘Gordian knot’ of Middle East conflict and instability Underlining the “enormous” opportunities for sustainable development and investment in the Middle East, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has reaf...
05:50, 04/28/2019

The Middle East and Africa have 'huge upside' in digital transformation: Abu Dhabi Global Market The Middle East and Africa have seen many changes in terms of digital transformation, but there's still "huge upside," and financial technology f...
04:00, 06/28/2019

Suspected Explosive Device Found, Man Arrested In New Zealand New Zealand police said on Tuesday a man was arrested and bomb disposal officers found a package with a suspected explosive device at a vacant propert...
01:24, 04/30/2019

Odubel Herrera Arrested For Suspected Domestic Violence Multiple outlets are reporting that Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Odubel Herrera was arrested Monday night after police responded to a report of do...
21:00, 05/28/2019

Suspected Explosive Device Found, Man Arrested In Christchurch New Zealand police said on Tuesday a man was arrested and bomb disposal officers found a package with a suspected explosive device at a vacant propert...
07:00, 04/30/2019

Suspected would-be cop killer arrested for illegal firearm possession Willie Smith, 40, on Monday was hit with charges including three counts of attempted murder and criminal possession of a weapon, according to police a...
22:24, 06/04/2019

Man suspected of killing 13-year-old arrested on drug charges Carlos Rivera, of Lawrence, Mass., was charged with two counts of indecent assault and battery on a child under 14 and two counts of distribution of C...
02:12, 05/27/2019

US secretary of state seeks global coalition in the Middle East against Iran amid rising tensions Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Sunday he wants to build a global coalition against Iran during urgent consultations in the Middle East, following...
21:48, 06/23/2019

Trump’s Middle East Peace Plan Faces a Crossroads After Coalition Talks in Israel Crumble The administration’s plan could end up becoming a vehicle to resurrect the political fortunes of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and protect those o...
13:12, 06/01/2019

| Trump Middle East plan | Israel Folau: WATCH the top world news videos for today Trump to release Middle East plan amid heightened tensions | Religious leaders speaking about Israel Folau; here are the top world news videos for tod...
00:12, 06/25/2019

Exclusive: White House's Kushner unveils economic portion of Middle East peace plan The Trump administration's $50 billion Middle East economic plan calls for creation of a global investment fund to lift the Palestinian and neighborin...
10:24, 06/22/2019

Iranian threat that prompted deployment of US carrier, bombers to Middle East ‘is real’, official warns The Iranian threat to American troops that prompted the deployment of an aircraft carrier and bomber task force to the Middle East “is real,” a U.S. o...
06:36, 05/06/2019

All directly involved in Sri Lanka attacks dead or arrested Sri Lankan police say two bomb experts were among the suicide attackers who struck churches and hotels on Easter and all those directly involved in th...
00:36, 05/07/2019

2 arrested after clash in Sri Lanka town hit by Easter blast NEGOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) — Two people have been arrested and an overnight curfew lifted after mobs attacked Muslim-owned shops and some vehicles in a S...
01:48, 05/06/2019

| French rugby player arrested for suspected attempted murder A member of French rugby club Castres is under investigation for attempted murder after he was arrested in connection with an attack on his girlfriend...
11:36, 05/20/2019

Suspected drug dealer arrested in connection with death of Mac Miller Mac Miller died from an accidental overdose caused by a combination of cocaine, alcohol, and the powerful opioid fentanyl, according to coroner’s repo...
21:00, 09/04/2019

4 suspected ISIS members arrested in Nicaragua, were possibly headed for the US Four suspected members of the Islamic State terror group were captured by authorities in Nicaragua on Tuesday after entering the country illegally fro...
15:00, 06/26/2019

Exclusive: Pompeo delivers unfiltered view of Trump’s Middle East peace plan in off-the-record meeting “I get why people think this is going to be a deal that only the Israelis could love. I understand the perception of that,” Secretary of State Mike Po...
17:36, 06/02/2019

Kushner-Trump Middle East peace deal could be in trouble after Netanyahu is forced to call fresh election Jared Kushner’s visit to Jerusalem to promote his Middle East peace plan could be losing steam and credibility as Israel heads into an unprecedented s...
16:12, 05/30/2019

White House invites Trump business allies to forum in search for a Middle East 'deal of the century' The meeting is part of Trump's plan to strike the "deal of the century" for Israeli-Palestinian peace. Colony Capital's Tom Barrack will att...
11:36, 06/06/2019

Pentagon chief cites 'credible threat' from Iran as reason for moving strike group to Middle East Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan said that the decision to deploy a U.S. carrier strike group and bomber task force to the Middle East came a...
14:12, 05/06/2019

UN Middle East Coordinator strongly condemns ‘arrests and violence’ by Hamas security forces during Gaza protests The UN’s Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process has strongly condemned the violent response by security forces in the Hamas-controlled ...
05:51, 04/28/2019

‘Complete political deadlock’ over Middle East peace risks more violence, regional escalation, warns UN envoy Tangible steps “can, and must, be taken” to urgently reverse the “negative trajectory” of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and revive the peace proces...
15:36, 08/27/2019

The Pentagon says it will move a Patriot missile battery along with ships, bombers to Middle East to counter Iran threat WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says it will move a Patriot missile battery along with ships, bombers to Middle East to counter Iran threat....
16:12, 05/10/2019

Sending thousands more troops to Middle East amid Iran threat would be offensive and defensive: Gen. Jack Keane Retired four-star Gen. Jack Keane says the proposal to send thousands of troops to the Middle East amid tensions with Iran is both offensive and defen...
09:36, 05/23/2019

Sri Lanka Blasts: Tamil Medium Teacher Among 106 Suspects Arrested Sri Lanka police has arrested 106 suspects, including a Tamil medium teacher and a school principal, in connection with the Easter Sunday blasts, the ...
08:48, 04/28/2019

6 Indians Arrested In Sri Lanka For Smuggling Gold Worth Over Rs 1 Crore Sri Lankan officials have arrested six Indian nationals at an international airport for attempting to smuggle gold worth over Rs 1.7 crores, the polic...
11:48, 08/04/2019

Most Terrorists Linked To Suicide Attacks Killed, Arrested: Sri Lanka PM Sri Lankan forces have killed or arrested most of the terrorists linked to the Easter suicide bombings and the country is ready to return to normality...
08:48, 04/28/2019

Doctor Arrested For "Sterilising" Women In Sri Lanka Was Framed: Probe A Muslim doctor falsely accused of secretly sterilising Buddhist women in Sri Lanka remains in detention weeks after his arrest, despite investigators...
08:12, 07/05/2019

| Easter bombers all killed or arrested: Sri Lanka police chief Sri Lankan security authorities have either killed or arrested all the jihadists responsible for the Easter suicide bombings that left 257 people dead...
09:48, 05/07/2019

| Sri Lanka police chief arrested over Easter attacks failures Sri Lankan police arrested their top commander and a former defence chief over alleged failures to prevent the Easter Sunday bombings that killed 258 ...
18:48, 07/02/2019

Sri Lanka Soldier Arrested For Attacking Newspaper Editor 10 Years Ago A soldier has been arrested in Sri Lanka for attacking the editor of a popular Sinhala language newspaper 10 years ago, Sri Lankan police said today....
07:36, 07/08/2019

Foreign athlete arrested for suspected sexual harassment: Gwangju police South Korean police have arrested a foreign athlete competing at the World Aquatics Championships in Gwangju for suspected sexual harassment at a nigh...
20:24, 07/27/2019

US officials: White House notifies Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions WASHINGTON (AP) — US officials: White House notifies Congress it plans to send 1,500 troops to Middle East amid Iran tensions....
10:00, 05/24/2019

Trump friend with business ties to Middle East pushed to shape U.S. policy in the region, House Democratic report says A new report by the House Oversight Committee concludes that Los Angeles-based investor Thomas J. Barrack Jr. sought to influence administration polic...
16:36, 07/29/2019

Persistent threat of war, unilateral actions, continue to erode prospects for Middle East peace, Security Council told Developments in the Middle East cannot be divorced from Israel’s military occupation of Palestinian territory and settlement-building, or Hamas’ hold ...
13:24, 06/20/2019

ISIS Mastermind, With Alleged Sri Lanka Link, Arrested In Tamil Nadu The National Investigation Agency on Wednesday arrested Mohammed Azarudeen, the alleged mastermind of ISIS Tamil Nadu module, who was a Facebook frien...
19:24, 06/12/2019

India-Based Photo Journalist Arrested For Trespassing During Lanka Blasts An India-based photo journalist, who was in Sri Lanka to cover the aftermath of Easter Sunday bombings, was arrested by Sri Lankan police for alleged ...
19:48, 05/02/2019

Sri Lanka Parliament Official Arrested Over Links To Easter Sunday Blasts A Sri Lankan parliament official was among six people arrested for their alleged links to the banned terror group, National Thawheed Jammath (NTJ), wh...
14:24, 05/20/2019

Sri Lanka School Principal, Teacher Arrested For Link To Terror Attack Sri Lankan Police said Friday they have arrested a school principal and a teacher for their alleged links to the local Islamist extremist group Nation...
07:36, 05/17/2019

Delta pilot suspected of drinking, kicked off plane and arrested at Minneapolis airport A Delta pilot was arrested Tuesday at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport Tuesday after being caught with alcohol and suspected of impairment. ...
11:48, 07/31/2019

Suspected serial killer arrested in Florida, linked to murders of 3 other women in state A man charged with the murder of a woman in South Florida is now also a suspect in the deaths of at least three other women in the state who were kill...
22:48, 09/16/2019

South Korea's CJ Group heir apparent arrested for suspected narcotics law violation The heir apparent of South Korean food-to-entertainment conglomerate CJ Group has been arrested for suspected narcotics law violation after turning hi...
21:00, 09/04/2019

One student arrested in connection to shooting threat at Tortolita Middle School TUCSON – The Pima County Sheriff’s Department has arrested one student after an investigation into a threat a student made about “sh...
06:36, 05/15/2019

Man arrested for robbing east side CVS at knifepoint TUCSON – The suspect of an armed robbery at an east side pharmacy was identified, located and arrested by Tucson Police Department, authorities ...
23:36, 06/20/2019

Lanka Police Chief Arrested Over Alleged Failure To Prevent Terror Attack Sri Lankan police arrested their top commander and a former defence chief Tuesday over their alleged failures to prevent the Easter Sunday bombings th...
08:24, 07/02/2019

Alabama woman arrested after reporting fake burglary on husband she suspected was cheating: police An Alabama woman reported a burglary to get back at her husband who she suspected of cheating, but the ruse backfired after she was arrested for makin...
23:48, 04/28/2019

Pakistan Has Arrested the Suspected Mastermind of the Mumbai Attacks, Days Before Prime Minister Visits U.S. (MULTAN, Pakistan) — Pakistani authorities say they have arrested a radical cleric and U.S.-wanted terror suspect blamed for the 2008 Mumbai att...
03:00, 07/17/2019

UNC under investigation for possibly 'anti-Semitic' conference about Middle East The school is being investigated for its conference titled "Conflict Over Gaza: People, Politics, and Possibilities."       ...
18:48, 06/18/2019

US to send 1,000 extra troops to Middle East as Iran envoy warns of 'serious confrontation' Tehran has warned it is heading for a "serious confrontation" with the United States as the Pentagon prepares to send an additional 1,000 troops to th...
05:36, 06/18/2019

Police investigate women 'disguised as Muslims' suspected of stealing baby formula from east London Asda Police are investigating footage of two women who witnesses said were "disguised as Muslims" who allegedly tried to steal items from an east London As...
12:00, 08/07/2019

Thursday's Daily Brief: World Refugee Day, Middle East peace marred, Epilepsy report, Cities #WithRefugees initiative and Ebola-response funding gap in DR Congo This Thursday, we cover: World Refugee Day, Peace in the Middle East marred by obstacles, UN health agency’s report on epilepsy, UN refugee agency upd...
15:00, 06/20/2019

2 California middle school students arrested after 'sucker punch' leaves third in critical condition: reports Two California middle school students had been arrested and a third was left in critical condition after he was allegedly sucker punched during a figh...
02:24, 09/19/2019

Police: 2 arrested for murder, suspicious east side home fire TUCSON – Two suspects in connection to a mysterious Tucson house fire in April have been arrested in New York, police say. Blane Barksdale, Susan Bark...
09:48, 05/24/2019

In 'clear and unmistakable message' to Iran, US deploys carrier strike group, bombers to Middle East The U.S. is deploying a carrier strike group and bombers to the Middle East to warn Iran, National Security Adviser Ambassador John Bolton announced. ...
20:24, 05/05/2019

Friday's Daily Brief: Security Council Ebola response, UNICEF chief on 'devastating week' for children in Middle East and North Africa, climate and migration links Our main stories today: Security Council concern over DRC Ebola outbreak, head of UNICEF deplores ‘devastating week’ for children in MENA region, clim...
12:12, 08/02/2019

Forest Gate stabbing: Man, 46, and woman, 20, arrested on suspicion of murder after man repeatedly knifed in east London A man and a woman have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was repeatedly stabbed in a fight near a hotel and leisure centre in east Lond...
21:36, 05/29/2019

Tuesday’s Daily Brief: UN envoy on Middle East peace process, child labour in Nepal, latest deadly Mediterranean shipwreck, DRC's Goma 21-days free of Ebola transmission, UN chief urges ban on nuclear testing A recap of Tuesday's stories: UN envoy says tangible steps 'can, and must be taken' to reverse the 'negative trajectory' of the Palestinian-Israeli co...
15:36, 08/27/2019

'Words and pictures matter': Two Alaska 13-year-olds arrested for middle school shooting plans, police say Alaska authorities arrested two 13-year-old students for planning to bring a gun to their school and shoot people, the Juneau Police Department said. ...
02:24, 08/26/2019

Child porn ringleader killed in fight with fellow inmates MILAN, Mich. (AP) – A New York man sentenced to 40 years in prison as the leader of a child pornography ring died after a fight involving seven inmate...
16:00, 06/17/2019

Alleged GoFundMe scam ringleader rejects plea deal MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. — A man charged with scamming GoFundMe donors out of more than $400,000 with a fake feel-good story about a homeless veteran has ple...
01:24, 05/29/2019

Ringleader in foiled NYC subway bombing plot may walk free _____ Najibullah Zazi, the ringleader of a thwarted plot to bomb the New York City subway, was sentenced today to ten years in prison in a federal cou...
20:12, 05/05/2019

College admissions scandal: Parents say payments to ringleader weren't bribes Defense attorneys of parents charged in the 'Varsity Blues' case say Rick Singer told parents their money would go to school programs, not b...
07:12, 06/04/2019

U.S. warrant issued for accused ringleader of North Korean embassy raid in Madrid U.S. authorities are focused on Southern California in their manhunt for a one-time human rights activist accused of leading a violent takeover of Nor...
05:53, 04/28/2019

Ringleader of failed Al Qaeda plot to bomb NYC subway to be sentenced after helping feds catch terrorists The ringleader of a failed Al Qaeda plot to bomb the New York City subway system around the eighth anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks i...
12:48, 05/02/2019

London Bridge inquest: Ringleader told wife he 'had plans with friends' on night of attack The ringleader of the London Bridge attacks told his wife he had "plans with his friends" the night he and two fellow jihadists slaughtered eight peop...
09:24, 06/06/2019

London Bridge attack inquest: Police marksman 'feared suicide blast' when he shot ringleader A Met Police firearms officer shot London Bridge terror attack ringleader Khuram Butt three times when he feared the extremist was about to detonate a...
10:12, 07/05/2019

Afghan capital hit by three bombings, at least eight killed KABUL, Afghanistan — The Afghan capital was hit by three bombings Thursday, killing at least eight people, including five women and one child, officia...
01:00, 07/25/2019

Over 100 civilians wounded in bombings in eastern Afghanistan The number of people wounded in multiple bomb blasts in the Afghan city of Jalalabad has risen to 123, officials said on Tuesday, a day after 14 bombs...
00:48, 08/20/2019

Afghan independence day bombings follow wedding massacre At least 66 people wounded in Jalalabad two days after attack on Kabul wedding killed 63A series of bombings has struck restaurants and public squares...
07:12, 08/19/2019

Lankan Techie, Under Indian Surveillance, Key In Bombings: Investigators A Sri Lankan software engineer suspected by authorities in Sri Lanka of having provided technical and logistical support to the Easter Sunday suicide ...
01:00, 05/15/2019

Hamas Arrests 10 Suspects in Gaza Suicide Bombings The suspects in suicide bombings that killed three police officers are said to be a part of Salafi jihadism, a movement that often clashes with Hamas....
18:00, 08/29/2019

July 7 2005 London Bombings Fast Facts Read CNN's London Bombings Fast Facts and learn about the terrorist attacks that occurred on July 7, 2005, killing 52 people and injuring more than 70...
15:36, 07/02/2019

July 21 2005 London Bombings Fast Facts Read CNN's July 21 2005 London Bombings Fast Facts and learn about the unsuccessful terrorist attacts in London. No one was killed or injured in the a...
19:36, 07/14/2019

Sri Lankan church schools to reopen after Easter bombings Sri Lankan Catholic officials say church-run schools that have been closed since Easter Sunday bomb attacks are expected to reopen next week, and Sund...
05:12, 05/09/2019

Turkey: 14 get life over 2016 bombings near Istanbul stadium Turkey's state-run news agency says a court has sentenced 14 people to life imprisonment without parole over two bombings near an Istanbul soccer stad...
11:36, 05/17/2019

5 Pakistani Shiites killed in 2 bombings in southwest town A Pakistani security official says two bombings hours apart targeted vehicles carrying minority Shiite tourists in the southwestern town of Ziarat, ki...
04:12, 06/08/2019

A man who police say boasted on Instagram about not being arrested for threatening to 'execute' Jared Kushner was just arrested Associated Press/Evan Vucci A man who repeatedly boasted that he had not been arrested for making death threats against Jared Kushner and Donald Trum...
19:36, 05/03/2019

Pennsylvania woman arrested for drunk driving after going to pick up boyfriend arrested on DUI charge A Pennsylvania woman was arrested last week for drunk driving after police say she showed up at the station “intoxicated” while coming to pick up her ...
14:00, 09/17/2019

Hamas says Gaza blasts that killed three policemen were suicide bombings Hamas said on Wednesday that explosions that killed three police officers in Gaza on Tuesday were carried out by two suicide bombers and that an inves...
09:24, 08/28/2019

| Paris attacks suspect charged over Brussels suicide bombings Salah Abdeslam, the sole surviving suspect in the November 2015 Paris attacks, has been formally charged in connection with the Brussels suicide bombi...
20:48, 08/12/2019

At Site of Bali Bombings, a Fight Brews Over Money and Memorials In 2002, Islamic extremists killed 202 locals and tourists on Indonesia’s main resort island. A local family wants to revamp the site for business, bu...
01:48, 05/06/2019

Sri Lankans attend Mass at home with churches shut down after bombings With churches in Sri Lanka closed a week after suicide bombings killed more than 250 people on Easter, Catholics in the island nation celebrated Mass ...
12:48, 04/28/2019

Sri Lankan Parliament Approves Committee To Investigate Easter Bombings The Sri Lankan Parliament has unanimously approved the formation of a select committee to look into the factors that led to the Easter Sunday bombings...
10:24, 05/23/2019

51 dead in Yemen after targeted missile strike and suicide bombings Coordinated suicide bombings and a ballistic missile launched by rebels in Yemen killed at least 51 people Thursday, wounding dozens more. The attacks...
02:36, 08/02/2019

Iran warns of ‘all-out war’ if US retaliates in wake of Saudi oil facility bombings Iran is warning Thursday that an "all-out war” could break out if any country attacks it following weekend bombings of Saudi Arabia’s oil facilities t...
06:12, 09/19/2019

U.S. Blames Iran For Recent Tanker Bombings Near the U.A.E. and Iraq Rocket Attack (WASHINGTON) — A senior Pentagon officer says the U.S. blames Iran and its proxies for the recent tanker bombings near United Arab Emirates and ...
20:24, 05/24/2019

Sri Lankan government defeats no-confidence motion brought over Easter bombings The Sri Lankan government on Thursday defeated a no-confidence motion brought by an opposition party over what it called "criminal negligence" in fail...
11:48, 07/11/2019

Paris 2015 Attacks Suspect Charged Over Brussels Suicide Bombings Salah Abdeslam, the sole surviving suspect in the November 2015 Paris attacks, has been formally charged in connection with the Brussels suicide bombi...
15:12, 08/12/2019

Sri Lankan state minister says Easter Sunday bombings will likely drag down growth Eran Wickramaratne, Sri Lanka's state minister of finance, said 2019 growth "would be around 3%" because of the deadly bombings on Easter Sunday....
22:36, 05/20/2019

Twin suicide bombings in Tunisian capital kill police officer, Interior Ministry says  Tunisia’s relative stability has been periodically threatened by political assassinations as well as deadly militant attacks claimed by the Islamic St...
07:48, 06/27/2019

Twin suicide bombings target Afghanistan president's rally, Kabul downtown; 48 dead A hospital director in northern Afghanistan says a bombing that targeted aTwin suicide bombings rocked various parts of Afghanistan Tuesday, killing a...
17:37, 09/17/2019

Former police officer on front line of Manchester Arena bombings running 10km races for each of 22 victims A former police officer who was on the front line of the Manchester Arena bombings is nearing the end of his mission to personally memorialise the vic...
14:12, 05/16/2019

Suspected subway menace is out on bail thanks to his mom Alleged subway saboteur Isaiah Thompson was sprung from the Tombs early Saturday morning, records show. Thompson’s mother had been working late ...
14:48, 05/25/2019

Oil Jumps After Suspected Tanker Attack Crude prices climbed sharply amid reports of an attack on oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman, rebounding from heavy selling pressure on Wednesday. Brent ...
05:00, 06/13/2019

Why we should be worried about the suspected WhatsApp hackers For most people, most of the time, hacks are like natural disasters. They arise, seemingly out of nowhere, then die down, leaving devastation in their...
08:24, 05/14/2019

The muddle in the middle Opinion polls are giving Schiaretti 40 to 45 percent, Negri around a quarter of the vote and Mestre about 10 percent – this leaves little more than 20...
11:48, 05/11/2019

Sri Lanka dawdles in digital Its local banks have invested heavily in technology, but many customers still prefer the old-fashioned ways: paper ledgers and physical tellers. And w...
05:53, 04/28/2019

| Sri Lanka bat first in Malinga's farewell ODI Sri Lanka captain Dimuth Karunaratne won the toss and elected to bat in the first one-day international of a three-match series against Bangladesh in ...
03:48, 07/26/2019

Sri Lanka wary of new attacks Sri Lankans of different faiths are being urged to pray privately amid fears of further attacks, and the country's prime minister tells CNN that secur...
09:12, 04/28/2019

| Six suspected jihadists killed in Egypt: ministry Six suspected jihadists have been killed in a shootout with police near the Bahariya oasis southwest of the Egyptian capital, the interior ministry sa...
15:48, 09/06/2019

One dead after suspected knife attack near Lyon A 19-year-old man has died and nine people have been left injured after a suspected knife attack in the city of Villeurbanne near Lyon, French police ...
15:12, 08/31/2019

WHO concerned about suspected chemical attacks in Syria WHO is deeply alarmed by reports of the suspected use of toxic chemicals in Douma city, East Ghouta. According to reports from Health Cluster partner...
06:00, 04/28/2019

U.S. air strike kills suspected IS coordinator in Somalia A U.S. air strike killed a facilitator for an Islamic State-aligned militia in northern Somalia, a statement from the American military's Africa Comma...
17:48, 07/28/2019

Former Uber Employee Says 'Safe Rides Fee' Was the Rip-Off You Always Suspected Uber has, across its 10-year history, been the subject of any number of public scandals—from workplace sexual harassment and data privacy to labor str...
23:48, 08/23/2019

What We Know About the Canadian Teenage Fugitives Suspected in Three Murders A Canada-wide search is underway for Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky, teens suspected of multiple murders in British Columbia, now thought to be in M...
09:24, 07/25/2019

U.S. Is Bringing Home Suspected ISIS Fighter The U.S. government has taken custody of an American citizen suspected of fighting for Islamic State and is returning him from Syria to stand trial. S...
20:12, 07/18/2019

OVPD looking for two young men suspected of stealing cellphones TUCSON – Oro Valley Police Department is looking for two young men suspected of stealing cellphones from an Oro Valley Target on March 30. Accor...
20:24, 05/23/2019

The FCC allows AT&T, Verizon and other carriers to block more suspected robocalls The new rules allow carriers to enroll consumers in call-blocking tools by default, but the FCC did not mandate that telecom giants offer these servic...
17:24, 06/06/2019

Two men suspected of releasing CS gas on London tube train Passengers treated for coughing and shortness of breath at Oxford Circus stationPolice are looking for two male suspects after gas was released in a t...
05:48, 07/20/2019

Deadly poison suspected at Facebook facility Local fire department shut Facebook mailing facility, which uses machines to sort mail & detect substances. Facebook has several buildings in area. &...
16:36, 07/01/2019

Suspected extremists kill at least 20 in Nigeria ambush Witnesses say at least 20 people are dead and many others are missing after suspected extremists ambushed a military and civilian convoy in Nigeria's ...
23:24, 05/25/2019

Russia investigated disappearance of suspected US spy as possible murder Oleg Smolenkov hadn’t been seen after he went on holiday in 2017, but Russian authorities concluded he had fled abroadThe CIA Russian spy drama curren...
10:48, 09/10/2019

German police raid suspected far-right groups The police said the targets were suspected members of the banned group Storm Brigade. Police confirmed the raids took place in four German states and ...
18:36, 07/30/2019

Vaping Is Suspected in Severe Lung Illnesses U.S. health authorities are investigating the cases of 153 people, mostly teenagers and young adults, who developed severe lung illnesses after using ...
18:36, 08/22/2019

FCC allows AT&T, Verizon and other carriers to block more suspected robocalls The new rules allow carriers to enroll consumers in call-blocking tools by default, but the FCC did not mandate that telecom giants offer these servic...
17:24, 06/06/2019

N. Korea fires 2 suspected missiles in possible new warning North Korea fired two suspected short-range missiles in its second such launch in five days and a possible warning that nuclear disarmament talks coul...
19:12, 05/09/2019

NJ jail with 5 suspected mumps cases quarantined Officials placed the Bergen County Jail in New Jersey under quarantine as they investigate five suspected cases of mumps among the inmates. Bergen Cou...
05:24, 06/12/2019

Police go to store for suspected shoplifter. Then pay for her groceries. _____ Three New York City police officers were called to a Whole Foods store Thursday after a woman was accused of shoplifting. Instead of arresting h...
20:00, 07/06/2019

Suspected U.A.E. Spy Found Dead in Turkish Jail One of two alleged spies, who was also under investigation for a possible link to the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, has been found dead...
04:12, 04/29/2019

California mother suspected of killing 2 daughters California authorities say they believe an infant girl and her teenage sister found dead at home were intentionally killed by their mother, who is unr...
10:12, 08/22/2019

French Doctor Suspected In 17 More Poisoning Cases A French doctor already under investigation for poisoning seven patients has been charged with poisoning 17 more people at a clinic in eastern France,...
03:12, 05/17/2019

Man in custody in connection with suspected serial killings Even with a man in custody in connection with the suspected serial killings of three women in Detroit, the city is taking precautions to prevent more...
13:12, 06/10/2019

| French anaesthesiologist suspected in 17 more poisoning cases A French doctor already charged in the poisoning of seven patients has been brought before a judge on suspicions he may have poisoned 17 others at a c...
07:24, 05/17/2019

French doctor suspected in poisoning cases A French anesthetist has been charged with 17 instances of poisoning patients, seeking to heroically bring them back from the brink of death. Frederic...
21:12, 05/16/2019

How to Survive the Middle Seat Are you currently being jabbed in the midriff by the elbows of dueling strangers? You must be seated in a middle seat on a flight. And we are sorry....
16:00, 06/04/2019

Why is Sri Lanka reinstating death penalty? Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena recently announced the reinstatement of capital punishment amid severe criticism from the international comm...
07:24, 07/04/2019